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June is Pride Month Storytime

We had a lovely time in our June is Pride Month Storytime. If you missed it, here are not only the great books we read but also a few more selections so you can have your own Pride Week storytime at home. Enjoy!


Stories and Songs from Storytime

Songs we enjoyed:

All Together Now by Caspar Babypants

The Goldfish Song by Laurie Berkner

Barnyard Dance by Sandra Boynton

Skinnamarink on the Six Little Ducks CD


Stories we read:


This day in June by Gayle E Pitman

"A picture book illustrating a Pride parade. The endmatter serves as a primer on LGBT history and culture and explains the references made in the story"--.

Stella brings the family by Miriam B Schiffer

Stella brings her two fathers to school to celebrate Mother's Day.

More Stories to Enjoy!

"Simple text and full-color photos celebrate different kinds of families"--Provided by publisher.

I am Jazz by Jessica Herthel

Presents the story of a transgender child who traces her early awareness that she is a girl in spite of male anatomy and the acceptance she finds through a wise doctor who explains her natural transgender status.

Also available in: e-book

The story of a lonely bunny, Marlon Bundo, who lives with his Grampa, Mike Pence, the Vice President of the United States, and the very special day when he met another boy bunny named Wesley that changed his life forever.

Traces the life of the Gay Pride Flag, from its beginnings with social activist Harvey Milk and designer Gilbert Baker to its spanning of the globe and its role in today's world.

They, she, he, me : free to be! by Maya Christina Gonzalez

Pronouns serve as a familiar starting point for kids and grown-ups to expand ideas about gender and celebrate personal expression with fun imagery that provides a place to meet and play.

Jacob's new dress by Sarah Hoffman

Jacob, who likes to wear dresses at home, convinces his parents to let him wear a dress to school, too.

When Tiny moves to a new town, Buster, the class bully, wants to know if Tiny is a boy or a girl but others wonder why it matters to him.

"A host of animals portrays all kinds of non-traditional families"--.